Organic farming is a recent formulation in reaction to changing farming practices.

The farming is delineated by the use of fertilizers that are organic in nature such as compost, manure, green manure, bone meal, etc.

It also places empharsis on agricultural technics such as crop rotation and companion planting, biological pest control, mixed cropping and the fostering of insects predators are encouraged

In general, organic standards are designed to allow the use of naturally occurring substances while prohibiting or strictly limited synthetic substances

Because of the high cost of farming organic foods are more expensive than inorganic farming that patronise the use of chemical fertilizers.